Pumpkin Poppers

I know I posted these last Fall, but I wanted to remind you how good these are. Am taking a platter of them in the morning to a group of ladies who are getting together to cut out blue jeans to make shoes for an organization called Sole Hope. The shoes are used to keep … Continue reading

Brunch for a Bunch

This morning we were invited to a friends house for a brunch. The friends who we were with are all friends who we use to have breakfast with once a month before moving to California. It was great to sit and visit around the table and catch up on simple everyday happenings, which is what … Continue reading

Lemon Blueberry Scones

2 cups flour 1 tables baking powder 1/2 teas salt 2 tables sugar 5 tables cold unsalted butter 1 cup fresh blueberries Finely grated zest of 1 lemon 1 1/4 cups heavy cream Preheat oven to 400. Gently whisk dry ingredients together. Grate the butter on the coarse side of a box grater. (or use … Continue reading

Chocolate Monkey Bread

I guess you can tell from the latest posts that I am in a chocolate mode. We are just getting back from Corpus Christi where we go a few times a year to see my mom, who is 91. One of the first things I pack is the bag of peanut M&M’s, the bag of … Continue reading

Cranbery Christmas Cake

I have taken this cake to about 10 different friends since making it this past week. Everyone has loved it and most have requested the recipe. I actually found it on Face Book and since the picture looked so good, I decided to give it a try. So glad I did. It is just really … Continue reading

Kitchen Addiction

I don’t know what is happening, but the past few days, I cannot walk through the kitchen without baking. Is it the weather? Is it that I know I am getting older and there are so many recipes out there and so little time, or is it that I am just a sugar hoarder? Last … Continue reading

Pumpkin Poppers

Yesterday Peter & Penelope Pumpkin wandered around the Americana, stopping to have lunch and then to the movies to see Gravity. Afterward, we wanted just to sit outside with Starbucks and people watch, which is free and we enjoyed that much more than Gravity. Guess we aren’t sci-fi people, we are more people watching people. … Continue reading

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

Windows are open, the Tunnel of Fudge cake I made yesterday is long gone (no I didn’t eat it by myself, I had a little help from my friends, which reminds me of a little song..although if they were truly my friends, they wouldn’t have eaten so much and left more for me.) so today … Continue reading